Tag Archives: organize

Crack the C.O.D.E. When the Presentation Stakes are High

Over the past month I have been working with a team of executives as they prepare to launch a new and groundbreaking product . . . exciting news with high-stakes impact. How this message is presented can be a defining moment, influencing how this product … Continue reading

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Presentation Tips: A geek’s guide to business presentations

Paul Glen is a self-admitted “geek,” who recognizes that there are communication barriers between his computer-savvy community and the people who need his service and solutions. His entertaining and informative white paper, “A Geek’s Guide to Presenting to Business People” … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #55: Intention Trumps Precision

After investing the time and energy to clarify and organize your message, it can be tempting to be precise in what you say – wanting to use the exact words or phrases you agonized over when crafting your message.  That … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuote: Do you understand?

“The only way to communicate is to understand what it is like not to understand.”  –Richard Saul Wurman   Many times I work with clients who are delivering high-stakes presentations in a business-to-business environment.  Though high-stakes can mean different things to … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #39: Delivery is a Piece of Cake

“What do my listeners absolutely need to know?” That’s the first question a presenter needs to answer. The truth is many presenters never even ask. They believe public speaking is all about delivery skills — how do I look?  what do … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #33: Decode the C.O.D.E.™

The keys to an effective presentation are to Clarify, Organize, Develop, and then to Express & Engage — what I call the Presentation C.O.D.E.™ The first three keys stress the skills required to craft your content: clarifying your message, organizing … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #28: Sync Up for Maximum Impact

The best presenters get everything working together — their words, body language and voice, as well as slides, props or other audiovisual support. When you and all aspects of your presentation are in sync, you’ll find that your audience not … Continue reading

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